UK flagged chemical tanker releasedMay 13, 2010 - 23:55
On the morning of 13 May a ransom drop was made to the pirate group holding the St James Park at anchorage at Garacaad.
The St James Park had been on route to Thailand when she was hijacked by pirates on 28 December 2009.
St James Park is a UK Flagged chemical tanker with deadweight of 13,924 tonnes, and has a crew of 26, among them Filipinos (3), Russians (3), Georgians (1), Romanians (2), Bulgarians (5), Ukrainans (2), Polish (1), Indians (6) and Turkish (3). She is now safely underway and EU NAVFOR is continuing to monitor the situation.
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